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Halep Banned For Four Years

The International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA) announced that that an independent tribunal has suspended Romanian tennis professional Simona Halep for a period of four years following breaches of the Tennis Anti-Doping Programme (TADP).   Two-time Grand Slam title champion and former WTA world no. 1 Halep, was charged with two separate breaches of the TADP. The […] Continue to read full article...

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Cirstea Career Revived By Johansson

Sorana Cirstea is 32 now and at an age when most WTA players are in the home stretch of their careers, ready to fade away into the sunset. But Cirstea is not your typical, regular player. After ending her 2022 season after US Open with a bad shoulder, Cirstea wasn’t ready to pack it in. […] Continue to read full article...

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Ruzici Stands By Halep

Simona Halep’s long time agent/manager and former 1978 Roland Garros champion Virginia Ruzici said she fully supports and stands by her former player’s dispute with tennis authorities regarding a positive drug test for a trace of a performance-enhancing drug. “I have known Simona for a long time and worked with her for 14 years. In […] Continue to read full article...

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Simona Achieves Stunning Money Mark In Madrid

Simona Halep defeated Coco Gauff 64 64 in the third round in Madrid and the win vaulted the Romanian woman ahead of Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf, Monica Seles and Maria Sharapova. How you ask? Well, Halep’s win yesterday elevated her to become the third highest WTA career prize money earner in history with […] Continue to read full article...

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Halep Splits With Cahill

Simona Halep announced today she no longer will work with long-time coach Darren Cahill, who helped her reach WTA World No. 1 and win two Grand Slam singles titles. “After six wonderful years working together, Darren Cahill and I have decided that it’s time to end our working relationship,” Halep said via Twitter. “Thank you […] Continue to read full article...

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Facing Greatness: Virginia Ruzici

The former Roland Garros champion of 1978 and winner of 12 WTA singles (and 16 doubes) titles in her career, Virgina Ruzici contemplates the question: What were the two best match performances that you ever saw played against you during your pro career? Virginia Ruzici: “I had a few memorable matches indeed… against legends like […] Continue to read full article...




Evert was 23-0 vs Ruzici

Chris Evert was one of the most dominant champions in tennis history. She won 157 singles titles and finished as world no. 1 seven times. And even when she was struggling with her usually ruthlessly consistent game she had the capacity to turn a bad match around – by any means necessary. At Wimbledon in […] Continue to read full article...

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Pro Journey: Virginia Ruzici First & Last Matches

The Romanian turned pro in 1975 at age 20. Her best weapon was an explosive forehand strike which powered her success for twelve years on the women’s tour (377 match wins and 221 losses). Ruzici, once ranked 8 in the world (1979) won twelve career singles titles including the 1978 Roland Garros title, where she […] Continue to read full article...


shoes By Scoop Malinowski Simona Halep is the no. 1 ranked player in the world. She's won all six of her matches in the Australian Open and is two sets away from winning her first major title. She's the best in the world at what she does - but Simona Halep does not have an shoe or clothing sponsorship contract with any company. Continue to read full article...

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Biofile: Simona Halep Interview

Last Book Read: "What? Why you talk so fast [smiles]? (Sorry, what is the last book you read?) Last book...actually I don't finish books. I don't know why. I get bored. But I started to read psychology. I like psychology books." Current Car: "Mercedes. (Color?) In the moment, now in the tournament, red." Tennis Inspirations: "Female - Justine Henin. And male - Federer." Continue to read full article...

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